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Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don't have any kids yourself. (Quote by - Philip Larkin)

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

I would say to my colleague that the misery index, inflation and unemployment, when added together is the lowest it has been in the last series of Presidents, even going back to Jimmy Carter. So I think the Bush administration is doing a good job. (Quote by - Cliff Stearns)

It is almost impossible for anyone, even the most ineffective among us, to continue to choose misery after becoming aware that it is a choice. (Quote by - William Glasser)

I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell. (Quote by - Edvard Munch)

Were cricket and football abolished, it would bring upon the masses nothing but misery, depression, sloth, indiscipline and disorder. (Quote by - F E Smith (first Earl Of Birkenhead))

The rare pleasure of being seen for what one is, compensates for the misery of being it. (Quote by - Margaret Drabble)

He gave to misery (all he had) a tear. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

They who grasp the world, The Kingdom, and the power, and the glory, Must pay with deepest misery of spirit, Atoning unto God for a brief brightness. (Quote by - Stephen Phillips)

That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel? (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I've endured over the past twenty-five years. (Quote by - Paul Merton)

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. (Quote by - Martha Washington)

A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Meagre were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones; And in his needy shop a tortoise hung, An alligator stuffed, and other skins Of ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelves A beggarly account of boxes, Green earthen pots, bladders, and musty seeds, Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of roses Were thinly scattered, to make up a show. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Misery loves company, but company does not reciprocate. (Quote by - Addison Mizner)

Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated. (Quote by - George Grosz)

Human misery is too great for men to do without faith. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

We can never flee the misery that is within us. (Quote by - Arthur Golden)

That to live by one man's will became the cause of all men's misery (Quote by - Richard Hooker)

My life has run from misery to happiness. (Quote by - Loretta Lynn)

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death. (Quote by - Anne Frank)

Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends. (Quote by - Erica Jong)

It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame! (Quote by - Luigi Pirandello)

For there is no one so great or mighty that he can avoid the misery that will rise up against him when he resists and strives against God. (Quote by - John Calvin)


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